We have Rheumatoid Arthritis, a disease that is so misunderstood, lacks understanding and support but something that we face each and everyday of our lives. But try as we may, we can never seem to make others understand the impact Rheumatoid Arthritis has on us. So…… Continue reading “RA – Helping Yourself Through It”→
Rheumatoid Arthritis effects our lives in many, many ways. In ways that people question, ignore or criticize. Though there are some who stick by us through our journey which is filled with struggles that we face daily and for that we are grateful. This is a disease that will swallow us up if we give up the fight and give in to it as it takes it toll on us. What are our struggles? Continue reading “RA – Rheumatoid Arthritis-The Many Effects It Has On Our Lives”→
You look in the mirror, you stare at yourself, you see the new you, not the person you use to be and you wonder will you ever see an ounce of that old you ever again. Where has that person gone, where has Rheumatoid Arthritis taken you and some of those precious in your life. Why do I feel so alone you think!! Have they turned their backs on me? Why Does It Have To Be This Way!! The words and thoughts of the lonely one.Continue reading “RA – Rheumatoid Arthritis-Do You Feel Alone In Your Fight”→
I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, a debilitating chronic disease. You may or may not see it but if you can’t, don’t let my looks deceive you? What I may look like does not mean that’s how I may feel. I am sick with a disease that you just may not be able to see from the outside but it is tearing me down from the inside. So see what we say is our truths, look into the depths of our eyes and see all that we say we feel is real. Take a look, tell me what you see!!!
Angry, who are you angry at, have you thought much about that? Those that fail to understand your circumstances. ( Maybe angry is a little harsh in this instance). Are you angry that Rheumatoid Arthritis has come into your life and changed it forever? How about sitting alone thinking about Rheumatoid Arthritis and how it has taken over your life while also realizing this is your cross to bear maybe with help or maybe alone. Do you think about that a lot? Do you sit and think how your life has become one that’s filled with pain, loneliness and uncertainty? How do you handle it! I myself thankfully blog, putting my thoughts in print for all of us. You see what I’m feeling isn’t just about me, it is something that I’m sure all of you are feeling as well. Are you as angry at this disease as I am for entering my life? Anger that has built up over time just as it has changed our lives over time but it is something we cannot change and have to live with. Continue reading “RA – Rheumatoid Arthritis-The Anger Inside”→
Understanding: Sympathetically aware of other people’s feelings; tolerance, being sensitive of others needs, being kind, thoughtful, merciful and patient. All of the things we need to help us through our struggles with and against Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Rheumatoid Arthritis, a disease that can be titled right under the words “misunderstanding/misunderstood simply because people think it is a disease that falls under a category that is much simpler than it actually is. A disease by all standards so misunderstood and not what people believe it to be, “simply arthritis”. Continue reading “RA – Rheumatoid Arthritis-A Society Of Misunderstanding”→